Ian Dury - Hit Me! The Best Of 3CD Album
A brand new collection covering the entire career of the unique and incomparable Ian Dury.
This collection features some of Dury’s earliest work with Kilburn & The High Roads, through a golden period of solo hits and classic recordings with the infamous Blockheads to his final studio album released in 2002, two years after his untimely passing in 2000.
The Crown Prince of Essex…the punk poet laureate…Ian Dury’s mastery of the English language and powerful performance made him an artist like no other. His wit, wisdom and showmanship are ever present here on classic tracks such as ‘Reasons To Be Cheerful, Pt 3’, ‘Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick’, ‘Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll’ …all now unofficial British anthems!
The collection also feature brand new liner notes by comedian, writer and Ian’s friend, PhillJupitus, alongside rare and unseen photographs.
3CD Digipak Album.
1. Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
2. Wake Up and Make Love With Me
3. Sweet Gene Vincent
4. Clevor Trever
5. Billericay Dickie
6. My Old Man
7. I'm Partial To Your Abracadabra
8. Plaistow Patricia
10. Pam's Moods
11. If I Was With A Woman
12. Upminster Kid
13. Billy Bentley (Promenades Himself In London)
14. Rough Kids
15. The Mumble Rumble and the Cocktail Rock
16. The Roadette Song
17. Crippled With Nerves
18. Blackmail Man
1. Reasons To Be Cheerful, Pt. 3 (12” Version)
2. Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
3. What A Waste
5. I Want To Be Straight
6. This Is What We Find
7. There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards
8. Waiting For Your Taxi
9. Razzle In My Pocket
10. You're More Than Fair
12. Common As Muck
13. Dance Of The Screamers
14. Don't Ask Me
16. Lullaby For Francies
1. Mash It Up Harry
2. Dance Little Rude Boy
3. Sueperman's Big Sister
4. Spasticus Autisticus (Live)
5. You'll See Glimpses
6. F*cking Ada
7. Hey, Hey Take Me Away
8. Dance Of The Crackpots
9. Bed O'Roses No.9
11. Itinerant Child
13. Jack Sh*t George
14. I Believe
15. One Love
16. England's Glory (Demo)
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